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angeles times." martha raddatz of abc news. and alexis simendinger of realclearpolitics. >> award-winning reporting and analysis, covering history as happens, live from our nation's capital, this is "washington week with gwen ifill." corporate funding for "washington week" is provided by -- >> we went out and asked people a simple question -- how old is the oldest person you've known? we gave people a sticker and had them show us. we learned a lot of us have known someone who lived well into their 90's. and that's a great thing. but even though we're living longer, one thing that hasn't changed, the official retirement age. the question is, how do you make sure you have the money you need to enjoy all of these years? >> additional funding for "washington week" is provided by the annenberg foundation, the corporation for public broadcasting and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. the president of these united states strolled into the white house east room today to unburden
does one a year. >> yeah. i remember martha graham said this amazing thing, and maybe that's the point where i relate to woody as a-- you know, someone who has-- you know, an artistic and creative life. she said this fantastic thing about there's never, as an artist, there's never any satisfaction. there's just this eternal, constant rolling-- this is not a direct quote-- dissatisfaction. and that this kind of blessed, unrestfulness that keeps you-- keeps you going. >> rose: so what's the search? >> the search i guess is for that-- it's like being on a monkey bar. happiness, this whole cult of happiness. it's very rare. satisfaction just doesn't exist, and that you-- you hope to glimpse it. you hope there will be a moment where you think, that's not bad. >> rose: the reason i ask if he's looking back he's now sort of musing allowed maybe if he had it to do over-- and he says anybody who doesn't think about doing it over and doesn't think about regrets and doesn't know they made some bad choice along the line is just simply not in touch with themselves. do you agree with that? >> i'm no
obama speaking at martha's vineyard where he is on vacation. >> this morning we notify the egyptian government we are cancelling our baena annual joint military exercise scheduled for next month. i have asked my national security team to assess the implications of the actions taken by the interim government and further steps that we may take as the siri with respect to the u.s.-egyptian relationship. of the u.s.yers give egypt about $2 billion a year in military and economic aid. thators mccain and levin we should cut off military aid. under the foreign assistance act, if they had called this a military coup, we would have had to cut off aid. is it time to call this a coup? >> it is time to change the law. in foreign affairs, there have to be situations in which the executive has discretion. when there was a coup in mali a year ago, we follow the law and cut off aid. a year later, we had to rush in and help the french to resist the jihad against the capital. what the president is trying to do is a thread a needle, to not cut off aid yet, as a way to exert leverage. all, all of the a
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the president this week and he was speaking from martha's vineyard he did not mention the aid but did say the u.s. government is canceling its military exercises. is that a big deal or not? it seems like the military is occupied at the moment. and not exactly -- >> right. >> well, this is a biennial exercise so every two years. the last time it was held bright star was in 2009 because in 2011, they also had their hands full with the revolution and couldn't do it. in some ways, you can say it's symbolic and other ways it allows us to understand how the other side works. many countries participate in it. just a slap on the wrist. what's real is if they're considering, for example, they've stopped giving the f-16. they put that on hold. if they decide to stop giving other hardware, if they're not really letting aid flow since july 3, since this ouster, that's the bigger question. and we'll have to see where it goes. if things get worse, they're not going to be able to continue with the policy they have right now. that's my prediction. amy: thank you very much for that. here at home, a decision by
spoke from martha's vineyard, massachusetts, where he's vacationing. >> the united states strongly condemns the steps that have been taken by egypt's interim government and security forces. we deplore violence against civilians. we support universal rights essential to human dignity, including the right to peaceful protest. we oppose the pursuit of martial law, which denies those rights to citizens under the principle that security trumps individual freedom or that might makes right. but while we want to sustain our relationship with egypt, our traditional cooperation cannot continue as usual when civilians are being killed in the streets and rights are being rolled back. as a result, this morning we notified the egyptian government that we are canceling our biannual joint military exercise, which was scheduled for next month. going forward, i've asked my national security team to assess the implications of the actions taken by the interim government and further steps that we may take as necessary with respect to the u.s.-egyptian relationship. let me say that the egyptian people d
much golf during the wore. >> today the president celebrates his love of golf. last week in martha's vineyard mr. obama play six rounds of golf in just nine days. >> next, the rising toll of lyme disease and the questions surrounding treatment. jeffrey brown has the story. >> lyme disease was first identified in the 1970s but it now turns out it's much more common than previously estimated, about 10 times more. the cdc reported this week an estimated 300,000 americans get the tick-borne disease every year. symptoms include, fatigue, fever, skin rashes and a headache. left untreated it can lead to arthritis, facial pawlzy and problems with the nervous system. of the nu she has been working a series absent the disease and its impact. welcome. first of all how significant are the new numbers, more cases than previously thought. >> you know, the really significant, politically especially. for years scientists and those who work with patient whose have lyme disease felt the numbers were off. there were estimates in the 90s that said lyme disease was under reported by three to 12 fold bu
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